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    German civilians are forced by Allied soldiers to view a display of tattooed skin and a lampshade made from human skin at Buchenwald.

    In an atrocity, three civilian Soviet citizens are hanged from a tree near Minsk in Belorussia by German forces with a placard reading “We are partisans and have shot at German soldiers” in both German and Russian (1942).

    oddeveld: Lampshade made from human skin, more about it here

    German troops - Summer 1941

    WWII ..... Young German soldier killed in the Netherlands

    Men of the Wermacht view the hanged corpse of a young girl. Probably a Russian resistance member (though she conspicuously wears a red cross band on her right arm), she likely was tortured and raped before her death. Of the soldiers in the picture, only the one nearest the camera is unsmiling, and his face betrays only indifference for his victim. Some of these men probably had daughters the same age as the girl they hanged. Still, they smile.

    Normany 1944 - German bunker construction interrupted by the allied invasion.

    In the formative years of Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler ordered the euthanasia program, codenamed Aktion T4, to eliminate those “unworthy of life”. The first series of murders were by starvation, then lethal injection before finally evolving to the gas chamber and cremation. Unlike in the concentration camps doctors, not soldiers, were put in charge of deciding those who were executed. Over 400,000 Germans were sterilized while just about 200,000 were exterminated for having various mental disab.

    An American soldier and a survivor show the gallows at Buchenwald. The inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Here's where they hang them at Buchenwald Concentration Camp. Ropes gone."

    WWI German Alpenkorps Soldier and Romanian Villager - "How's the weather up there?" by sunnybrook100, via Flickr

    February 1974, Cambodia. Since the Lon Nol coup in March 1970, two groups are fighting for control - the Khmer National Armed Forces (FANK), supported by the USA, and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), pitted against the Cambodian People's National Liberation Armed Forces, (composed of Maoist nationalists and Khmer Rouge communists) supported by North Vietnam and the Vietcong. Young government soldiers observe the dead body of a Khmer soldier. Image by © Patrick Chauvel/Sygma/Corbis

    German civilians are compelled by Allied soldiers to view the carnage at Buchenwald.

    German soldiers Normandy 1944

    WWI soldier

    Giant World War I German Soldier Crushing Allies

    German WW2 Eastern front: The sign reads: "We are partisans and have shot at German soldiers"

    Returning home from WWII served a country that truly hated the color of their skin

    A young SS soldier. Many of those recruits were so young that rather than tobacco and alcohol ration, standard for the German Army, they were given chocolate and sweets.

    'Human skin' lampshade and Nazi shrunken heads

    "A lanky GI, with hands clasped behind his head, leads a file of American prisoners marching along a road somewhere on the western front. Germans captured these American soldiers during the surprise enemy drive into Allied positions." Captured German photograph, December 1944. 111-SC-198240.